DIY Tips From the Warner Service Blog

4 Drainage Systems That Will Keep Your Home Standing

Posted by Warner Service on Nov 3, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You may be unaware of the potential dangers from using an inefficient drainage system. The Concrete Foundation Association found that 85 percent of structural damage to homes is a result of faulty drainage. This includes foundational cracks that compromise the integrity of your home and lowers its value.

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Topics: Plumbing, plumbing tips, plumbing terms, water use, roof safety, leak prevention

How Frederick’s Spring Affects Your HVAC & Plumbing

Posted by Warner Service on Apr 29, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Last year, Frederick was named one of the United States’ best places to live. Aside from the shopping, dining, and small business aspects to our grand town, the weather is wonderful, too. Just take a peek outside your window right now, and you’ll probably feel the spring sunshine warm your cheeks.

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Topics: Indoor Air, Air Conditioning, HVAC, Plumbing, appliances, roof safety, leak prevention

5 Easy Tricks to Avoid Roof Collapse

Posted by Warner Service on Feb 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM

There’s no doubt about it: Jonas hit us hard last weekend. Schools and offices were closed, and Maryland was in a state of emergency for days. Snow crews have worked tirelessly to plow roads and parking areas while homeowners have shoveled out cars and freed sidewalks from the clutches of snow and ice.

We hope you took the proper winter precautions before the storm. However, if you have found a problem, we bet it’s most likely your roof. This is because heavy snow, strong winds and unprepared roofs do not mix well, but don’t worry. You’re not alone. Most roofs are built to withstand a one-foot snowfall, but when Jonas dropped more than 2 and a half feet… Well, you can calculate the odds.

To help you prevent a roof collapse and prepare you for the next big storm, here’s Warner Service’s take on how to battle heavy snow:

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Topics: snow, roof safety, leak prevention